Getting Rid Of

When I was young, it mattered

to get rid of the wrinkles on shirts or skin,

snow on the front steps, last year’s clothes.

Now all that’s left is self and sky.

 

Now is the season of winnowing….

–excerpt from “Getting Rid Of” by Donna Pucciani in To Sip Darjeeling at Dawn (Virtual Artists Collective 2011). First published in After Hours.

 

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